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Marianne Merritt
Marianne Merritt

Hometown:
Colquitt, Ga.

Height:
5-9

Position:
Forward

Years Played:
1975-79

1979 NSA Honorable Mention All-American

Named NSA All-American Honorable Mention in 1979... Scored 1,979 career points, making her the fourth highest scoring player for Auburn... Holds the records for the highest career scoring average (20.4) and the highest single-season scoring average (21.9)... Attempted 1,795 career field goals at AU, setting the record for the most career field goal attempts... Led Auburn in rebounding throughout her career with a total of 972 boards... Set the record for the most single-game rebounds with a career-high 26 against Montevallo in 1975... Tied with Lauretta Freeman and Linda Godby for fourth all-time in single-game rebounds with 21 against Alabama in 1975... Scored a career-high 38 points against Talladega in 1975, tying Becky Jackson and Carolyn Jones for third in single-game points scored... Tied with Marcia Player and Laticia Morris for eighth in single-game points scored with 33 against Montevallo in 1975... Also tied Carolyn Jones for seventh in single-game points scored with 34 against the Mississippi University for Women in 1979... Set the school record for single-game field goal attempts during the 1975-76 season with a total of 34 against West Georgia ... Ranks second all-time at Auburn in single-season rebounds with 382 during the 1975-76 season... Named to the 1979 Lady Bulldog Classic All-Tournament Team... Finished her career with the highest career rebounding average (10.0), as well as the highest single-season scoring average (21.9) during the 1975-76 season... Was team captain during the 1977-78 and 1978-79 seasons.